Category Archives: Press Releases Archive 2016

An archive of press releases for the Florida personal injury law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson in 2016 about firms news, current litigation and more.

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Spearhead Pivotal Back-To-School Supply Drive for Miami-Dade Youth

Legal Community Delivers More Than $10,000 of Supplies and Donations to Underprivileged Students CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 12, 2016) – Colson Hicks Eidson attorneys Latoya C. Brown, Stephanie Casey, and Natalie Rico successfully wrapped up a month-long back-to-school supply drive benefitting hundreds of underprivileged students in Miami-Dade County, collecting more than $10,000 worth of donations and supplies with the support of the local legal community. The trio of trailblazers – who are members of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (MDFAWL) and the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) — teamed-up with the local legal organizations to spearhead the drive and raise awareness for youth in need. In addition to MDFAWL and the DCBA, more than 35 law firms and local organizations participated in the event. In total, the team raised more than $5,000 in monetary donations and received more than 100 backpacks as well as an…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Earns Top Litigation Firm Honors By Chambers USA

Colson Hicks Eidson Earns Top Litigation Firm Honors By Chambers USA Preeminent Directory Touts Firm’s ‘Deep Bench of Attorneys with Enormous Trial Experience’ and Recognizes Six Partners as Notable Practitioners CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 5, 2016) –  Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that it has once again earned top honors as one of only four law firms in Florida listed as Band 1, the highest recognition possible, in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, the world’s leading legal guide that ranks and reviews lawyers and law firms. The widely-respected directory lauded Colson Hicks Eidson’s reputation as “a premier practice for plaintiff representation, with a deep bench of attorneys with enormous trial experience” and noted the firm’s significant expertise in class-action matters, including personal injury and product liability cases, with additional strengths in professional malpractice and white-collar crime litigation. Sources commended the firm as “an extremely well-respected firm” and…
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Attorneys Patrick Montoya and Latoya Brown Elected to Dade County Bar Association Board of Directors

Florida’s Largest Voluntary Bar Association Appoints Two Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 19, 2016) – Attorneys Patrick Montoya and Latoya Brown of the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, have been elected to the Board of Directors for the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA). Montoya will serve as a Director for Group 3, and Brown will serve as a Director for Group 1 for a second term. The largest voluntary bar association in Florida and the voice for Miami Dade County’s diverse legal community, the DCBA is dedicated to promoting the administration of justice, professionalism and civility, and to cultivating positive relationships among members of the Bar. As Director, Montoya seeks to expand programming in the areas of Diversity, Inclusion and Put Something Back. Similarly, Brown plans to further the DCBA’s mission of creating targeted programming focused on addressing the various challenges the legal profession currently…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Roberto Martínez Honored by Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews

Recognized as an Outstanding Community Leader CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 24, 2016) – Roberto Martínez, a partner at Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently recognized by the Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews (MCCJ) as a 2016 Silver Medallion Honoree at the organization’s annual Humanitarian Gala. WPLG Local 10’s Calvin Hughes hosted the event, which celebrated Miami’s diversity and honored those that have helped to build a more welcoming, inclusive, just and cooperative society. Since 1946, MCCJ has presented the coveted Silver Medallions to individuals whose humanitarian work parallels the coalition’s mission to advance understanding and respect among all cultures, religions and races. “Bob Martínez was chosen for the 2016 Silver Medallion for his outstanding service to our community by working toward inclusiveness of opportunity for everyone; and for the great heart and humility with which he does it,” said Roberta Shevin, MCCJ Executive Director. Martínez was…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Latoya C. Brown Leads Community Outreach Initiative Aimed at Exposing Underprivileged Students To The Practice of Law

Series of Presentations Designed to Provide High School Students Access to Opportunity CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 14, 2016) – As part of a community outreach initiative aimed at exposing underprivileged high school students to the practice of law, attorney Latoya C. Brown, associate at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently coordinated and moderated a presentation at Miami Southridge Senior High School. Approximately 175 students attended the event held on February 24 in the school’s auditorium. Students were given the opportunity to ask an esteemed panel of attorneys questions about pursuing a career in the legal field, including applying and paying for college, overcoming challenges and job responsibilities. The panelists encouraged the students to work hard and persevere despite challenges they will face, and additionally shared motivational stories about their own career paths. “I believe many young people, particularly where minorities are concerned, may not believe that the…
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